The Wisconsin State Journal won a 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Award for deadline news coverage of the state Capitol protests and collective bargaining legislation. “Capitol Shocker” was honored in the category for daily newspapers with a circulation between 50,001 and 100,000.
The awards, by the Society of Professional Journalists, honor excellence in print, television, radio and online journalism. More than 1,700 entries were reviewed.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was honored for investigative reporting among newspapers with a circulation of greater than 100,001.
For more information, and a list of all winners, go here.